Clayton Kershaw bounced back from two bad starts with a solid six-inning effort, Gavin Lux drove in four runs and hit one of the Dodgers’ five home runs and Los Angeles crushed the Texas Rangers 12-1 on Friday night.
Max Muncy, Justin Turner and Lux knocked her out of the park in the first inning, a sweeping start to a seven-game run for the Dodgers at home.
The Dominican Albert Pujols and Will Smith fired the other two home runs for Los Angeles, which chained their fourth win and caused the 16th loss in a row for Texas on the road.
Kershaw (8-5) fanned nine and walked without a six-inning run with three hits and a score against. In addition, he was one of six Dodgers players to hit two hits, and his RBI single in the third extended the team’s income to 8-0.
The loss went to Mike Foltynewicz’s record (1-7) after conceding eight hits and as many hits at the plate in 2 2/3 innings on the mound.
For the Rangers, the Cuban Adolis García 4-0.
For the Dodgers, Albert Pujols 4-2, with two runs scored and one RBI.
Results and offensive performance of the Dominicans
· Cardinals 5, Cubs 8; For San Luis, Dominicans did not participate on offense and for the Chicago Cubs, Sergio Alcántara 3-1, one scored, one RBI.
· Giants, Nationals; For San Francisco, no Dominicans participated in the game and for Washington, Juan Soto 3-0, Starlin Castro 3-0, Víctor Robles 2-0.
· Rockies, Reds: for Colorado the Dominican Raimel Tapia 4-2, with one scored and for Cincinnati, no Dominicans participated on offense.
· Parents, NY. Mets; for San Diego the Dominicans Manny Machado 3-1 and Fernando Tatis III, 4-1, with a run scored.
· Sailors, Indians; For Seattle, Dominicans did not participate on offense and for Cleveland, Amed Rosario of 5-4 with two runs scored, José Ramírez of 3-3 with two runs scored and one RBI.
· Orioles, Rays; for Baltimore the Dominicans Maikel Franco 3-0 and Pedro Severino 3-1 and for Tampa, Manuel Margot 3-1, two RBIs.
· Blue Jays, Red Sox; by Toronto; the Dominicans Vladimir Guerrero Jr. 4-3, homer 19, with one run scored and two RBIs; Teoscar Hernández 5-2, with two RBIs; pitcher Rafael Dolis (1-2) was defeated and by Boston Danny Santana 0-0, with a run scored; Rafael Devers 4-0.
· White Sox, Tigers; by Chicago W. Sox, the Dominicans Yermín Mercedes 4-0; Leury Garcia of 4-0 and for Detroit, Nomar Mazara of 2-1, with one run scored and one RBI, his home run three this season.
· Braves, Marlins; for Atlanta the Dominican Abraham Almonte 3-0 and for Miami Starling Marte 3-0 with a run scored, Sandy Alcantara 1-0, Lewin Díaz 1-0, Magnerius Sierra 1-0.
· Astros, Twins; for Houston there were no Dominicans on offense and for Minnesota Nelson Cruz 3-1, a 12 homer, with a run scored and an RBI; Miguel Sanó 4-1, homer 13, with a run scored and an RBI; Gilberto Celestino 3-1.
· Pirates, Brewers; for Pittsburgh the Dominicans Gregory Polanco 4-1, homer 6, with a run scored and an RBI; Erik González 1-0, with a scored and for Milwaukee, Willy Adames 3-0, with an produced.
· THE. Angels, Diamondbacks; for the Los Angeles team, the Dominican Juan Lagares 1-0 and for Arizona Ketel Marte 4-0 with a run scored.
· Royals, Athletic; for Kansas the Dominicans Carlos Santana 4-1; Kelvin Gutierrez 4-1; Hanser Alberto 4-0 and for Oakland did not participate Dominicans on offense.
· Watchmen, LA. Dodgers; for Texas there were no Dominicans on offense and for the Dodgers Albert Pujols 4-2, homer 10; with two scored and one towed.